FRUMPY TO FANTASTIC IN FIVE MINUTES

November 13, 2008 at 1:31 am 1 comment

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When it’s time to head out the door and be seen in public and you look and feel like so:

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That is one tired puppy.  Let me tell you.  A LONG night, little sleep, no time to get dressed for the day…UGH!  But, it was a work day at home. I felt totally like this, and I looked totally like this.  Ask CJ…she stopped by today and thought I was whacked.  I probably was, who knows?  I had too much on my mind to know up from down pretty much.  (Thanks for making me eat today, friend.)

Then, I had to go out and still hadn’t had time to get cleaned up.  Crazy day…and this picture got overexposed to my walls really aren’t this lime, and my pants really aren’t this blue.  Anyway.

Warning:  “Fantastic” might be an overstatement for what you are about to see…okay, so, it is… but the alliteration for the title was nice nonetheless. Just agree with me friends…I could obviously use a lift.

Here’s my mighty fashion tips for haggard days (not the queen of fashion…NOT!  But, I do like to not feel TOTALLY frumpy…controlled frumpy is okay, however):

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Throw on a sweater, use fresh deo, swish some quick mouthwash, curl hair, throw on a little makeup (foundation, blush {double on eyelids in a pinch for time–I do often}, lipstick), add a fitted sort of sweater over that baggy shirt–and be ready to go out with a smile.

I still need a long, hot bath, but at least everyone around me doesn’t think you have the flu or something by that ragged housework look.

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GIVE YOURSELF the gift of just five minutes.

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  • 1. Cindy  |  November 13, 2008 at 1:21 pm

    You didn’t look frumpy, just tired. But, picture #2 is much more cheerful.

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